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Zembo Shrine Center
2801 N. 3rd Street
3rd & Division Streets
Harrisburg, PA 17110
(717) 236-7241 Circus Tickets
January - March M-F 9 am - 3 pm
(717) 236-4591 Circus Office
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(717) 238-8107 Business Office
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ZEMBO MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION

.  . .FIND OUT HOW TO BECOME  A MASTER MASON, AND A SHRINER. .  . 

  About the Pennsylvania Masons:
(Since you must be a Mason first, & we can help!)
https://pamasons.org/
About the Masons and the Shriners...
http://www.beashrinernow.com/About/Shriners/AboutShriners.aspx
http://www.beashrinernow.com/Roadmap.aspx
Look for US on Facebook!
https://www.facebook.com/shrinersinternational

PROSPECTIVE CANDIDATES:
Prospective Members of our Shrine are encouraged to visit
http://www.beashrinernow.com/

Additional information is available about our fraternity, and our hospitals at
http://www.shrinersinternational.org/  OR  https://www.shrinershospitalsforchildren.org/
You can also call the Zembo Recorder in Harrisburg, PA at 717-238-8107,
by contacting the Zembo office, or any of our local Shriners. 
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SHRINE MEMBERSHIP PROCEDURES:

CANDIDATE:

  A "Petition for Initiation and Membership" form is required!
Pre-Requisite Requirements: The Candidate must be
a Member of Blue Lodge in Good Standing.
Is not, or has never been, a member of Zembo or any other Shrine.
Must be Recommended by two Zembo Shrine Members in Good Standing.
 When/If you become a member (Noble) of Zembo Shrine
You automatically become a member of "Shriners International"!
What is Shriners International? See the "History" link in the "Orange" menu!
To Watch a video about Shriners International:
Click this link! 

NEW CANDIDATE(S)

Petitioned individuals to be brought in at Stated Meetings
(see "Stated Meeting" below).
Please submit Dues payment and "Petition for Initiation",
the Wednesday before the "Stated Meeting".
This is so that they can be added, by the office staff,
to the meeting agenda.
The Candidate(s), AND their 1st Line Signers,
should report to the office by 6:45pm the
day of the meeting, to sign-in with the office staff.
So they know you are there.

ASSOCIATED MEMBER:

 A "Petition for Association" form is required!
Pre-Requisite Requirements: Proof of current Membership in Blue Lodge.
Proof of current membership in Good Standing at a Shrine, other than Zembo.
Recommended by Two Zembo Shrine Members in Good Standing.
Payment amount of Temple current year dues.
Associated Members are exempt for Hospital and Per Capita fees.
Members are responsible for membership dues at both Shrines, but only need to pay the
Hospital and Per Capita fees, to their home Temple, to remain Active & in Good Standing.

 AFFILIATED MEMBER:

A "Petition for Affiliation" form is required!
Pre-Requisite Requirements for PROPOSED MEMBER:
Proof of current Membership in Blue Lodge.
Current year membership fee which include Hospital and Per Capita fees.
Was a Zembo, or a member, of any Shrine in the past, and left in Good Standing.
Must have a copy of the "Demit Certificate" issued from the previous Shrine you were a member of.
Recommend by Two Zembo Shrine Members in Good Standing.

DEMITTING MEMBER:

 If you wish to discontinue your Shrine membership,
Pre-Requisite Requirements are:
A written letter to Business Office, stating
the member’s wish to be removed from Zembo Shrine membership.
Include members name, date, membership number, current
year dues/fees payment & signature.
All checks should be made payable to “ZEMBO SHRINE”
The Recorder must receive your written, dated & signed
“Request for Demit” letter, with payment of your balance
due, before December 15th of the current year.
If you have a balance due, at the end of December, of
that year, you will be suspended, and will not receive
the "Demit Certificate", necessary for possible
Restoration in the future.
You must pay any balance due, before you will
receive a "Demit Certificate".
All dues, fees, etc. owed to Zembo Shrine, must be paid
before a member can Demit in Good Standing.
Once the member is in "Good Standing",
the "Demit Certificate" will be forwarded to them.

MEMBERSHIP DUES:

 Current Year Membership Dues,
are always due, on or before January First (1st)
of that membership year.
(i.e. 2018) Dues are due by January 1st, of that year (2018)
Yearly Dues Renewal Notices,
are mailed out to all Nobles, in October, for the upcoming year.
During the year, at least two (2) Dues notices, and a "Notice of Suspension",
are printed and mailed automatically to those members
who are not paid for the current year.
Dues Renewals for the year, will be mailed out in November,
by the Shriners International, Imperial Office, in Tampa, FL.
Dues checks will still be made payable to "Zembo Shrine"
and they will be processed in our Harrisburg, PA. office,
however, your NEW Permanent Dues Cards/Stickers, will
be mailed out directly from the Imperial Office, starting in December.
Make your Dues check * payable to: "Zembo Shrine"
with your Member Number # noted on the check.
Mail your payment to: Zembo Shrine - Dues -
2801 N. 3rd Street, Harrisburg, PA 17110, or
come into our business office, during normal office hours
(Please use 3rd Street entrance).
All dues, fees, etc. owed to Zembo Shrine, must be paid,
before a member can apply for "RESTORATION OF MEMBERSHIP".
Members who do not hold a Shrine membership card for the current year,
cannot attend Shrine Stated Meetings,
join, nor participate, in any Shrine Clubs &/or Units, nor participate
in Shrine events, parades, fundraisers, parties, etc.
* We do accept (for your convenience), VISA and MasterCard
(which adds a 3% processing fee).

Membership Cards (or yearly Update Stickers)

These are Necessary for all Shrine Events/Meetings
These are mailed from Shriners International (Tampa, Fl.)
They are mailed out on a first come basis, starting in December of prior year.
If you have paid your Shrine Dues, and have not yet received your Card/Update Sticker, or have lost it, please visit the Shrine Business office.
They can verify payment was received, and issue a Card/Sticker (on the spot)!
The Zembo Business Office is open just prior to most all Stated Meetings, and during normal Business hours !

 

SUSPENDED MEMBER:

Suspension occurs when a member is not "in Good Standing" for the current dues year.

PRE-BODY REQUISITE SUSPENSION:

Pre-Requisite Requirements for A Suspended member.
If a member of the Zembo Shrine is Suspended from their Blue Lodge,
they automatically become Suspended from Zembo Shrine.
The SUSPENDED member must be reinstated in Good Standing as a Blue Lodge member,
before that member can apply for Restoration at any Shrine.

PETITION OF RESTORATION:

Pre-Requisite Requirements:
Proof of current year Membership in Blue Lodge. Payment of two (2) years dues at the current rate.
That person Was suspended from Zembo, or another Temple.
Be Recommended by two Zembo Shrine Members in Good Standing. 
Members who are Suspended and wish to become a "RESTORED MEMBER" of Zembo Shrine, must submit
all past due balances along with a "Petition for Restoration", and a copy of their current Blue Lodge membership
card, to the Zembo Business Office, at least 5 days prior to our scheduled Stated Meeting.
Questions can be directed to the Zembo Recorder, at 717-238-8107 during his office hours. 

50 YEAR MEMBERS: 

Unfortunately, Shriners International does not extend any dues benefits to 50 Year (or more) members.
Any Questions should be directed to the Zembo Recorder. 

ZEMBO UNIT & CLUB MEMBERSHIP:

Pre-Requisite Requirements:
You must be a current member of a Blue Lodge, and Zembo Shrine!
Each Unit and/or Club within Zembo, handles their own membership.
You can join more than one. If you are interested in joining a Club or Unit.
You can go to the individual Unit/Club webpage to find contacts,
or you can contact the Zembo office staff, for contact information.
Each of our Units/Clubs would love to have you inquire about becoming a member.

ZEMBO STATED MEETINGS:

All Nobles are invited to attend.
You must have your current year membership dues card, along with the proper Passwords, to enter (office staff can help if you forgot).  
Member Stated Meetings, are scheduled at 7pm sharp, See the "Events" page in Orange Menu, for Stated Meeting Fridays:
Details of member events are posted in your "Pep-er" (newsletter) & listed under "Events" page.

 CANDIDATES and FIRST LINE SIGNERS:

Please turn your "Petitions for Initiation & Membership",
into the Business Office,  along with your payment,
at least 5 days prior to a scheduled meeting.
This is so that you can be added to the meeting agenda.
Once your paperwork is submitted, the Candidates, and
their First Line Signers, should report to the office at 6:30pm
prior to the Stated Meeting, to sign-in.
This is so the office can verify, that you are there! 

SPECIAL MEMBERSHIP PROGRAMS:

 Click on the links below for more info on these
"Permanent Contributing" and "Per Capita Membership"
http://zembo.org/media/PCM-PCdues.pdf
For possible, additional Membership options,
e-mail or contact the Zembo Recorder during normal business hours.

LIFE MEMBERSHIP:

 For information, contact the business office during normal business hours.

TO ALL OF OUR ZEMBO NOBLES/MEMBERS:

Please keep Zembo apprised of changes!
We need to keep in-contact and stay in-touch. If you have:
Changed Your Lodge affiliation, or Marriage Status.
Changed your mailing Address (Noble Snowbirds see below)
Changed, or added, Phone Numbers
Know of a Nobel who needs help, is sick, or has Died.
Our Divan would like to know!
Please call/e-mail our Shrine office, or any Divan member.
We don't know, unless you, or someone, tells us!

TO OUR NOBLE SNOWBIRDS:

 Help us keep in touch with you while you are away from your permanent address.
Click this link, for a "Temporary Address" form.
http://zembo.org/media/temp_address_form.pdf

SHRINERS VILLAGE:

 https://www.shrinersvillage.com/login/login.aspx?url=%252f
You will need the information listed on your membership card to register for this site.

ZEMBO MEMBERSHIP COMITTEE:

Chairman:
Co-Chairman:
Committee Members:

 


 
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